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  • Write a short title of your invention. It does not have to reveal the invention detail, but only describe it in general terms. If you're unsure about what to write, fill in the form with: "to be determined."
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  • Confidentiality Agreement Details

    Planet Patent, hereafter referred to as “BORROWER” acknowledges and agrees to the following agreement. Inventor, attorney, business owner/employee hereafter referred to as “LENDER” also acknowledges and agrees to the following agreement.

    1. BORROWER understands that LENDER will immediately send the above PROPRIETARY MATERIALS to BORROWER upon LENDER’S receipt, from BORROWER, of a signed copy of this Agreement or LENDER has already sent PROPRIETARY MATERIALS.

    2. These PROPRIETARY MATERIALS contain valuable proprietary information of LENDER. This proprietary information constitutes a trade secret of LENDER and loss or outside disclosure of these materials or the information contained within these materials will harm lender economically.

    3. These PROPRIETARY MATERIALS and the information they contain shall be used by BORROWER solely to review or evaluate a proposal or information from, supply a quotation to LENDER for patent search services.

    4. BORROWER acknowledges that these PROPRIETARY MATERIALS are furnished to BORROWER under the following conditions:
    • BORROWER shall not make any copies of these PROPRIETARY MATERIALS except upon written permission of LENDER and BORROWER and shall return all PROPRIETARY MATERIALS (including any copies made) to LENDER at any time upon request by LENDER.
    • BORROWER and all persons within BORROWER'S organization shall exercise a high degree of care to safeguard these PROPRIETARY MATERIALS and the information they contain from access or disclosure to all unauthorized persons.
    • BORROWER shall not make any copies of these PROPRIETARY MATERIALS except upon written permission of LENDER and BORROWER and shall return all PROPRIETARY MATERIALS (including any copies made) to LENDER at any time upon request by LENDER.

    5. These terms shall not apply to any information which BORROWER can document becomes part of the general public knowledge without fault of BORROWER or comes into BORROWER'S possession in good faith without restriction.
  • I the inventor, patent attorney, or business owner/employee agree with the above Confidentiality Agreement
  • I the inventor, patent attorney, or business owner/employee agree with the above Confidentiality Agreement and so doing add my first and last name to the box below.